St. Elmo – The Story of Annabelle

St. Elmo – The Story of Annabelle

Annabelle was the oldest of the three siblings, children of Anna and Anton Stark, some of the most prominent people in town. Her mother was convinced they were better than the other townsfolk. She might have been right! After all, the typical mining town of that time consisted of miners, prostitutes, railroad workers and prospectors [...]

Mesa Verde (Part II) – Mystical Gem of Great Visuals

Mesa Verde (Part II) – Mystical Gem of Great Visuals

It was not the first time it happened. Our initial plan for Colorado was clear – we were going to drive 2,300 km to photograph spectacular Colorado fall colours. As always, we had a few other objectives and places that we would go to if we had enough time. Certainly, Mesa Verde was not our [...]

The Great Catch

The Great Catch

A few days ago on a particularly stormy day I decided to grab my camera and drive to Belcarra Regional Park. You know my penchant for cloudy skies. As soon as I arrived it started pouring with rain so I sheltered under a tree and started observing. There was a family on the jetty crab fishing. [...]

Cape Flattery – a place that flatters with its beauty

“…there appeared to be a small opening which flattered us with the hopes of finding an harbour…” – James Cook, 1778 When we come back from our photography trips and look through our photos, we realize our favourite images often come from unplanned locations. Initially, we hadn’t planned to visit Neah Bay and Cape Flattery [...]

The God of Bears and Mountains Watching Over Vancouver

One of our favourite places to watch the sunset in the Vancouver area is Burnaby Mountain Park. Although the place offers spectacular views and a relaxed atmosphere, it is not our favourite place for photography. As you know, Kasia and I are always searching for less popular or even unknown places but each day on [...]